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Feb 26, 2021 Press Release
"This bipartisan legislation will protect unique landscapes from harmful drilling and mining, expand our potential to deploy natural climate solutions, and ensure access to clean drinking water and recreational green spaces for countless Americans," said Chair Castor.
Feb 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis announced it hired Eric Fins as Deputy Staff Director. Eric has worked in Congress for over twelve years, most recently in the office of former Rep. Joe Kennedy III (MA-04).
Jan 27, 2021 Press Release
"America is poised to benefit from the incredible economic opportunities that will come from rebuilding our infrastructure, investing in clean energy innovation, and unleashing the potential for good-paying union jobs in manufacturing and conservation," said Chair Castor.
Jan 26, 2021 Press Release
“Congresswoman Escobar is a steadfast climate champion whose vision for clean energy innovation will help us create jobs, reduce pollution, and expand opportunities for Black, Brown, and tribal communities,” said Chair Castor.
Jan 26, 2021 Press Release
"As the largest building manager in the country, the federal government should provide leadership by increasing energy efficiency and reducing associated emissions from the federal building stock," the Chairs wrote.
Jan 22, 2021 Press Release
"President Biden is poised to lead us to a clean energy future, one where American families can count on clean air and water, resilient neighborhoods, and good-paying jobs and new careers," said Chair Castor.

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Aug 9, 2021 Opinion Piece
"We’ve known for years that we are in a race against time. We’ve run out of time. Now, every bit of pollution — and every fraction of a degree — counts," writes Chair Castor in the New York Times.
Apr 20, 2021 Opinion Piece
Just as past presidents led our allies through major global crises, President Biden is poised to build a new era of American leadership to guide the rest of the world into a clean energy future, with good-paying jobs and technological innovation.
Apr 12, 2021 Opinion Piece
It’s time we make the right investments that will power our 21st century economy, putting Americans to work and helping us reach net zero as fast as the science requires.